The 12th Annual Social Entrepreneurship Conference

Sponsored by
Northeastern D'Amore-McKim School of Business
and NYU Stern School of Business

November 4-6, 2015 @ New York University

About the Conference

The largest academic conference of its kind in terms of research paper submissions, The 12th Annual Social Entrepreneurship Conference, sponsored by NYU Stern School of Business and Northeastern D'Amore-McKim School of Business, convenes scholars, practitioners and students from around the world to explore topics in social enterprise, innovation, sustainability and impact.

The 12th Annual Social Entrepreneurship Conference will be held in New York City on November 4-6, 2015. More details are available here.

The conference is dedicated to the ongoing development of theory and research on social entrepreneurship and its impact on global communities. The aim of this three-day academic conference is to bring together scholars in social entrepreneurship to discuss emerging concepts and themes in social entrepreneurship research. Conceptual papers, research papers presenting quantitative and/or qualitative data are welcome, as well as case studies and practitioner contributions. More information on past conferences is available here.

Conference Themes

Here are several research suggestions that may be interesting and highly provocative, although abstracts that address other relevant and timely themes of social entrepreneurship but are not covered below are also welcome:

  • Social entrepreneurship process involving opportunity recognition and evaluation
  • Organizational forms of social enterprises
  • Challenges of scaling and measuring social impact
  • Emerging themes in social entrepreneurship education
  • Cross-cultural comparative studies in social entrepreneurship
  • Research challenges in social entrepreneurship

Call for Papers

Submission Deadline: Tuesday September 1st, 2015

Paper Submission Email:

Keynote Speakers